Last coat of linseed oil is dry, all set to ship it out to the UK!
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Location: Roanoke, Virginia
I have been carving for one year, but I have been an artist all my life. It seems that all I was trained to do, and the grace of God, has culminated in this crazy love for wood carving. It is a wonderful addiction that has me firmly in it's grip!
-- God bless, Michael, Roanoke VA.
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Monogrammed, sanded, and 50/50 turp and linseed oil applied, one coat of full strength to go!
Finishing up the final details. Checked the caps on the cheekcorns, curved the upper lip and hollowed the mouth, veining the leaves. After sanding and finish, I will build a box to ship it to the UK.
Back to the Green man…..jumping around finishing up the last of the actual carving, then onto a few weeks of detailing and cleanup. I will be using boiled linseed oil for the first time, I saw some basswood carvings finished with it and like...
Praise God, after 5 months of work ‘Holly’s Jasper’ is done! It was a true challenge and taught me new skills, and introduced me to 3 new kinds of wood. Can’t wait to apply what I have learned to future. projects! ...